What’s happening with Nic Petit???

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Re: What’s happening with Nic Petit???

Postby adella » Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:50 pm

Poor Nic. I just saw the video of him on Insider. Some people may not believe this but he yelled at his dog. I have 2 huskys that totally loose it if I raise my voice at them. The closer your relationship with your dogs the easier it is to hurt their feelings.
So he was my pick to win but I really would like Kaiser to win now. Time for new people.
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Re: What’s happening with Nic Petit???

Postby fladogfan » Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:13 pm

Sorry to hear that adella, he was doing so well.
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Re: What’s happening with Nic Petit???

Postby tanglefoot » Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:33 pm

I fearthis is t going to end well for nic.
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Re: What’s happening with Nic Petit???

Postby mira » Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:43 pm

It doesn't look good. I hope he doesn't wait too long before he call it a day and scratch. It's always sad to see mushers scratch, but this isn't fun either.
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Re: What’s happening with Nic Petit???

Postby tanglefoot » Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:49 pm

I guess he is thinking a few more hours and try again. If he can get them across and off the ice they might come back together on dryland again. Until then he is at their mercy u til they decide to move or he will run out of food and have to scratch. I wonder if anyone has left him some fodd?
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Re: What’s happening with Nic Petit???

Postby Breeze » Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:57 pm

Nic is going nowhere until his team decides it is time to get up and go.

I do feel a little bit bad for him, but-- REALLY???> we have seen this time and time again.

I'm excited for Pete, Joar and Jessie. The coastal Unk to Nome trip is so very special it nearly makes me cry, and I have no dog on the tug line.

( GO PETE. Your team nose that salt water smell means HOME.)

I don't think anyone is going on the Ice. There is no ice. The Tracker route has not been changed to reflect the new trail route around the shoreline.

Nic will not be the first to be hung out to dry at this cabin by their dogs.
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Re: What’s happening with Nic Petit???

Postby Luna » Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:42 pm

Moving back to Shaktoolik now. In 16 mph! Must have scratched I think.
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Re: What’s happening with Nic Petit???

Postby elsietee » Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:46 pm

At 16.4 mph.. Snow machine?
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Re: What’s happening with Nic Petit???

Postby flowerpower » Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:47 pm

Yeah, at 16 mph. He's a scratch. Too bad. I had him picked to win it this year. :( :( :(
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Re: What’s happening with Nic Petit???

Postby Another UK Fan » Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:50 pm

And Matthew Failor has travelled back to mile 793 where Nic had stopped. Matthew is stopped at mile 793.
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